Botswana: Neonatal mortality

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 Botswana

Neonates dying before 28 days of age, per 1,000 births

 Latest value 18
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1965 - 2021
 Average 23
 Min - Max 7 - 40
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Botswana from 1965 to 2021. The average value for Botswana during that period was 23 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 7 deaths per 1000 births in 1998 and a maximum of 40 deaths per 1000 births in 1965. The latest value from 2021 is 18 deaths per 1000 births. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 187 countries is 12 deaths per 1000 births. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Botswana - Neonatal mortality - recent values

Historical chart
Botswana - Neonatal mortality - historical chart - 1965-2021




Definition: Neonatal mortality rate is the number of neonates dying before reaching 28 days of age, per 1,000 live births in a given year.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Maternal mortality 186 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 18 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 28 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 35 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 31 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 38 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 4 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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